myoplasty


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myoplasty

 [mi´o-plas″te]
plastic surgery on muscle whereby portions of detached muscles are used, especially in the field of defects or deformities. adj., adj myoplas´tic.

my·o·plas·ty

(mī'ō-plas'tē),
Plastic surgery of muscular tissue.
[myo- + G. plastos, formed]

myoplasty

/myo·plas·ty/ (-plas″te) plastic surgery on muscle.myoplas´tic

myoplasty

(mī′ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Plastic surgery of muscular tissue.

my·o·plas·ty

(mī'ō-plas-tē)
Surgical repair of muscular tissue.
[myo- + G. plastos, formed]

myoplasty

plastic surgery on muscle in which portions of detached muscles are used, especially in the field of defects or deformities.
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To find out the post-operative gain in the length of soft palate in Furlow's double opposing Z plasty and Sommerlad's levator myoplasty.
Velopharyngeal closure gaps (On phonation) less than 10 mm were selected for study, and these patients were subjected to Sommerlad's levator myoplasty or Furlow's double opposing Z plasty on a random basis.
Before the sequential closing of the layers, we performed a myoplasty to cover the incision.
Before closing the skin and subcutaneous tissue, we performed a myoplasty to improve coverage and limit future leakage.
Coupland, Amputation for Antipersonnel Mine Injuries of the Leg: Preservation of the Tibial Stump Using Medial Gastrocnemius Myoplasty, 71 ANNALS ROYAL C.